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Schedule of Events

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Friday, April 28

7 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Owl’s Nest Coffee Shop

McNutt Campus Center

We serve Starbucks! Who doesn’t need a latte?

9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

William Woods/Westminster Golf Tournament

($75 per player)

Tanglewood Golf Course – Open to all alumni, spouses, and friends

9 a.m. check-in; 10 a.m. shotgun start

Registration Deadline: Monday, April 24

9 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Alumni Weekend Registration

Tucker Dining Hall Deck (Rain site: Tucker Dining Hall)

9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

George Morris Clinic

WWU Equestrian Complex – UPHA Arena

No charge to audit the clinic for alumni registered for Alumni Weekend. George Morris is a legendary American trainer and judge in the hunter/jumper disciplines.

9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

2017 Senior Student Art Show (no charge)

Gladys Kemper Center for the Arts – Mildred M. Cox Gallery

11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Lunch with Students

Tucker Dining Hall ($7.50)

4:30 – 6 p.m.

Happy Hour Shopping @ the WWU LOGO Store

McNutt Campus Center

Lots of new items available. Get your coupon at registration for the “Friday Specials!”

4:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Happy Hour – Why Limit Happy to an Hour?

Tucker Dining Hall Deck (Rain site: Tucker Dining Hall)

Appetizers and Cash Bar

4:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Equestrian Open House

Equestrian Complex - Classroom

5 – 7 p.m.

Joint Cocktail Reception with William Woods and Westminster Alumni

Mueller Leadership Hall/Backer Dining Hall

Appetizers and Cash Bar

Shuttle service provided from Harmon residential hall 4:45 to 7:30 p.m.

6 p.m.

Owls Baseball vs Lindenwood University-Belleville

Owls Field – Backer Sports Complex

(Free admission and popcorn!)

6:30 – 9 p.m.

T.G.I.F. – Let the Good Times Roll with Food Trucks and Tunes!

Tucker Dining Hall Outdoors (Rain site: Tucker Dining Hall)
Food Trucks 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.; Cash – food and bar

Fresh Ideas Logo

Lillys Cantina Logo Ozark Biscuit Logo

7:30 p.m.

WWU Theatre Production – “Steel Magnolias”

McNutt Campus Center – Cutlip Auditorium

By Robert Harling
Box Office opens one hour before curtain.
Adults $10, Seniors (62+) $6, and Children (6-12) $5
(Parental guidance required for children under 12)

Saturday, April 29

8 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Owl’s Nest Coffee Shop

McNutt Campus Center

We serve Starbucks! Who doesn’t need a latte?

9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Alumni Weekend Registration

Tucker Dining Hall Deck (Rain site: Tucker Dining Hall)

9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

George Morris Clinic

WWU Equestrian Complex – UPHA Arena

No charge to audit the clinic for alumni registered for Alumni Weekend.

10 – 11 a.m.

50th Year Alumni and Awards Ceremony

Dulany Auditorium

Conferring of 50-year medallions for the class of 1967. Installation of new alumni board officers and members, and the alumni awards presentations.

Alumni Board Officers-Elect

President: Christy Tennyson ’97
Vice President: Martha Cockerell ’73
Secretary: Lee Ann Homberger ’08
Treasurer: Adam Patchett ’02

Alumni Board Members-Elect

Gretchen Adams ’86
Mimi Arnold ’01
Susan Erdel Atkins ’68
Molly Borgmeyer ’07
Kelly Christy ’91
Andy March ’06
Helen McKee ’97
Lauren Ortego ’07
Liza Payne ’12, MBA ’14
Carl Sweezer ’03
Kim Sydenstricker ’85

2017 Alumni Awards

Alumni Awards of Distinction: Mary Marcum Orr ’01 and Evan Orr ’01
Graduate College Alumni Award: Joann Perkins MBA ’07
Green Owl Award: Meredith Varnell Leslie ’95
Honorary Alumnus: Dr. Michael Westerfield
Order of the Owl: Walter Logan
Outstanding Service Award: Stephanie Westwood Rothermich ’87

11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

“Catching Up with Friends” Brunch Buffet

($20 per person)

Tucker Dining Hall

Mimosa and Bloody Mary Bar Special

Noon

President’s Keynote

Tucker Dining Hall

Noon and 2 p.m.

Owls Baseball vs Lindenwood University-Belleville

Owls Field – Backer Sports Complex

(Free admission and popcorn!)

1 – 2 p.m.

Reunion Class Pictures

(every 10 minutes per class)

Dulany Auditorium Steps (Rainsite: Dulany Auditorium)

Class years of 1967, 1977, 1987, 1992, 1997, and 2007

1 – 4 p.m.

2017 Senior Student Art Show

(no charge)

Gladys Kemper Center for the Arts – Mildred M. Cox Gallery

1 – 4 p.m.

WWU Logo Store Shopping!

McNutt Campus Center

Get your coupon at registration for the “Saturday Specials!”

2 and 2:15 p.m.

Campus Tours

Departs Outside Tucker Dining Hall

Walking tour at 2 p.m.; Golf cart tour at 2:15 p.m.

2 – 4 p.m.

Greek Residential Halls Open Houses

Visit Sorority Circle – Delta Gamma, Chi Omega, Alpha Phi, and Alpha Chi Omega, along with Pike (Booth) and Fiji (Cockrell) fraternity halls

2 p.m.

WWU Theatre Production – “Steel Magnolias”

McNutt Campus Center – Cutlip Auditorium

By Robert Harling
Box Office opens one hour before curtain.
Adults $10, Seniors (62+) $6, and Children (6-12) $5
(Parental guidance required for children under 12)

3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Second Annual Creative Writing Expo with Professor Matt Dube

Gladys Kemper Center for the Arts – Mildred M. Cox Gallery

Got a way with words? Been writing in old notebooks for years? Bring your writing into the light! Poets, short story writers, memoirists: all are welcome to read, share, and listen.

4 – 5:30 p.m.

Saturday Afternoon "Sips and Nibbles!"

Tucker Dining Hall Deck

Beer and wine available for purchase. Nibbles provided. Cash bar.

4:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Italian Dinner with the Students

($10)

Tucker Dining Hall

Enjoy a “taste of Italy!”

7:30 p.m.

WWU Theatre Production – “Steel Magnolias”

McNutt Campus Center – Cutlip Auditorium

By Robert Harling
Box Office opens one hour before curtain.
Adults $10, Seniors (62+) $6, and Children (6-12) $5
(Parental guidance required for children under 12)

Sunday, April 30

8:30 a.m. – Noon

Registration

WWU Equestrian Complex – UPHA Arena

9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

George Morris Clinic

WWU Equestrian Complex – UPHA Arena

No charge to audit the clinic for alumni registered for Alumni Weekend.

11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

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Brunch with Students

Tucker Dining Hall ($8)

1 – 4 p.m.

2017 Senior Student Art Show

(no charge)

Gladys Woods Kemper Center for the Arts